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Antibiotics and Ear Infections in the News Again!

Wednesday, 22 October 2008 15:28

It has been determined that most ear infections are caused by viruses and the treatment with antibiotics is not helpful and no longer recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Dr. Mercola, holistic osteopath has this recommendation and excellent commentary, Don't Treat Your Child's Ears With Antibiotics.

http://www.mercola.com/2006/nov/30/dont-treat-your-childs-ears-with-antibiotics.htm

To read more about ear infections visit: http://www.icpa4kids.org/research/children/earinfections.htm and http://www.hpakids.org/holistic-health/articles/160/1/Ear-Infections%3A-Antibiotics-Not-Necessary

And about the negative effects of antibiotics visit: http://www.icpa4kids.org/research/children/antibiotics.htm and http://www.hpakids.org/holistic-health/articles/150/1/Consequences-of-Antibiotics